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How to Replace a Light Fixture With a Ceiling Fan

Save heating and cooling costs by replacing an existing light fixture with an energy-efficent fan/light combination.

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Top 35 Ceiling Fans Projects

  1. 1. Step 1: Choose the Right Size (00:33)

    How to choose the correct size ceiling fan for a room.

  2. 2. Step 2: Remove Light Fixture (01:33)

    How to remove an existing light fixture from the ceiling.

  3. 3. Step 3: Install Support Brace (02:35)

    How to install a support brace for a ceiling fan.

  4. 4. Step 4: Install Bracket (01:48)

    How to install the mounting bracket for a ceiling fan.

  5. 5. Ceiling Fan Selection (01:00)

    These guidelines will help you select a ceiling fan that fits your space.

  6. 6. Stairway to Dream Home- Part 1 (06:19)

    David and Dawn ask Amy Wynn Pastor for help in renovating their dream home.

  7. 7. Step 5: Connect Motor Wiring (01:37)

    How to connect the wiring on the ceiling fan motor.

  8. 8. Ceiling Fan Maintenance Primer (00:57)

    Follow this guide to tune-up, clean and maintain your ceiling fans.

  9. 9. Stairway to Dream Home- Part 2 (04:15)

    David and Dawn ask Amy Wynn Pastor for help in renovating their dream home.

  10. 10. How to Brace a Ceiling Fan

    Ceiling fans are heavier than typical light fixtures, so the junction box must be braced securely. Use these step-by-step instructions ...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  11. 11. Step 6: Attach Fan Blades (01:00)

    How to attach the fan blades to the rotating bezel.

  12. 12. Stairway to Dream Home (00:20:00)

    Homeowners hit a wall when it comes to renovating their new dream house.

  13. 13. How to Hang an Outdoor Ceiling Fan

    An outdoor ceiling fan can provide cooling breezes and light to outdoor living spaces that are exposed to the elements.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  14. 14. How to Install a Ceiling Fan (11:24)

    Amy Matthews demonstrates step by step how to install a ceiling fan.

  15. 15. Stairway to Dream Home- Part 4 (05:54)

    David and Dawn ask Amy Wynn Pastor for help in renovating their dream home.

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